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  1. February 02, 2024

    Revelation celebrates National Wear Red Day!

    The Revelation Pharma family was proud to celebrate National Wear Red Day — a day to remind people of the importance of heart health. Considernig that more than half of Americans don't know that heart disease is the country's leading cause of death, that's important!

     

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  2. January 30, 2024

    Ketamine ain’t esketamine

    Ketamine’s been in the news a lot as a potential treatment for depression, PTSD, and more. It’s not FDA-approved (yet), but its cousin esketamine is approved for treating some forms of depression.

    That gets confusing, especially among lay people who don’t realize how important those extra two letters are. (Consider how you’d feel if you landed in Kansas instead of Arkansas, especially during tornado season.)

    Luckily, the good folks at Medscape have a great overview of the differences between ketamine and esketamine, including how they’re delivered, what they’re approved for, and the issues popping up as clinics offer “treatment” that could be ineffective, dangerous, or somewhere in between.

    While ketamine and esketamine are chemically related, they are very distinct in terms of their chemical compositions, the FDA-approved indications, dosing, and administration, as well as the level of study and data

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  3. January 26, 2024

    Why is hormone testing important and what are the types of hormone tests available?

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  4. January 24, 2024

    Multivitamin goodness

    Multivitamins are good for the brain.
    Multivitamins are good for the brain.
    Multivitamins are good for the brain.

    That is, a third study has confirmed that multivitamins have “a statistically significant benefit” on older folks’ cognition and memory."

    This latest meta-analysis, done by Mass General Brigham researchers, went a step further than the previous studies; it included in-person assessments like cognitive tests (“Who was Fred Flintstone’s wife?”). With those previous studies, more than 5,000 participants were included, so it’s pretty conclusive evidence.

    [I]nvestigators observed a modest benefit for the multivitamin, compared to placebo, on global cognition over two years. There was a statistically significant benefit of multivitamin supplementation for change in episodic memory, but not in

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